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    Report: Lego To Stop Production Of ‘Star Wars’ Set Due To Anti-Muslim Backlash

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    Lego will reportedly cease production of a popular “Star Wars” toy set after Muslim communities complained about the product.The Independent reports that several Muslim groups in Austria claimed “Jabba’s Palace” was anti-Muslim as it showed popular “Star Wars” character Jabba the Hut in a mosque-like lair with a hookah, guns and an imprisoned Chewbacca.
    “This sort of thing does not belong in a child’s bedroom,” Melissa Gunes, spokeswoman for Austria’s Turkish Cultural Association, told The Independent. “The game is pedagogical dynamite. It depicts Muslims as terrorists.”


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    Re: Report: Lego To Stop Production Of ‘Star Wars’ Set Due To Anti-Muslim Backlash

    To be fair, the construction of the set is quite similar to the look of a mosque and adjacent minaret used in many Islamic places of worship.

    Designers take inspiration from everywhere, and the designer in this case may well have got the idea from pictures of mosques. I doubt it was an intentional jab in the eye.
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    Re: Report: Lego To Stop Production Of ‘Star Wars’ Set Due To Anti-Muslim Backlash

    Well it's been a while since I've seen Return of the Jedi, but does this lego palace somewhat resemble that of the movie? If it does, the outrage is pretty stupid.

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    Re: Report: Lego To Stop Production Of ‘Star Wars’ Set Due To Anti-Muslim Backlash

    “This sort of thing does not belong in a child’s bedroom,” Melissa Gunes, spokeswoman for Austria’s Turkish Cultural Association, told The Independent. “The game is pedagogical dynamite. It depicts Muslims as terrorists.”
    Screw those thin-skinned muslim turks.

    Lego needs to make more Jabba the Turks!
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    Re: Report: Lego To Stop Production Of ‘Star Wars’ Set Due To Anti-Muslim Backlash

    Time to go buy a lot of these. If Lego really stops making them they will be worth a lot of money to collectors in a few years.
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    Re: Report: Lego To Stop Production Of ‘Star Wars’ Set Due To Anti-Muslim Backlash

    As a child, I loved Lego's. As an adult who steps on them with bare feet and spends the next ten minutes crying like a baby, I wish they'd stop making all of them. They are the work of the devil.

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    Re: Report: Lego To Stop Production Of ‘Star Wars’ Set Due To Anti-Muslim Backlash

    One should notice the date on this 'story'.
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    Re: Report: Lego To Stop Production Of ‘Star Wars’ Set Due To Anti-Muslim Backlash

    Quote Originally Posted by SMTA View Post
    Screw those thin-skinned muslim turks.

    Lego needs to make more Jabba the Turks!
    I would say it is the terrorists that slaughter innocents in schools, souks, markets, etc that make Muslims 'look' like terrorists...but thats just me...

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    Re: Report: Lego To Stop Production Of ‘Star Wars’ Set Due To Anti-Muslim Backlash

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    One should notice the date on this 'story'.
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    Re: Report: Lego To Stop Production Of ‘Star Wars’ Set Due To Anti-Muslim Backlash

    Careful. It's a trap.

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